Cavell recasts Emerson and Thoreau as avant-le-lettre kin to ordinary-language philosophers responding to skepticism, but when Duffy recasts Cavell as an apres-le-lettre British romantic, he deemphasizes skepticism and ordinary language philosophy
and instead focuses on later Cavell, the Cavell who deploys the terms of receptivity and intimacy, aversive thinking, and perfectionism.
An Ordinary Language Philosopher may reply to Cappelen: Ordinary Language Philosophy
does not rest its claims on intuitions.
The focus of this paper is to analyse what Hallen refers to as ordinary language philosophy
and explain how it authenticates African philosophy as unique 'species' of philosophy.
Narrative links the great varieties of human action, described by Ordinary Language Philosophy
and pragmatism into the imagination "emplotments"(21) of narrative schemata.
Thankfully, Julia Tanney's forwards to the two volumes of collected essays, as well as her laudable essay 'Rethinking Ryle: A Critical Discussion of The Concept of Mind'--a substantial fifty-page commentary, previously available only as an introduction to the French edition of Ryle's best known work--do much to remedy the myth that Ryle's philosophy consists of an outdated blend of ordinary language philosophy
I admit that my own capacity for metaphorical identification may not allow me to put myself in the place of a 'largely unreconstructed advocate' (36) of ordinary language philosophy
, as Cohen calls himself.
His philosophical training and teaching career spanned the period from the logical empiricism of the 1940s to the "cognitive revolution" of the 1980s and early 1990s, running intermediately through the heydays (and wanings) of the philosophy of the later Wittgenstein, ordinary language philosophy
, conceptual analysis, post-empiricist naturalism, and modal metaphysics.